Garnette A. Dent 1920 - 2008 Topeka
Funeral services for Garnette A. Dent, 88, Topeka, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Perry United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery.Mrs. Dent died Monday, Oct. 6, 2008, in Topeka.She was born April 13, 1920, in Topeka, the daughter of Lyle W. and Carolyn McCay Miller.Mrs. Dent graduated from Topeka High School and the Jane C. Stormont School of Nursing. She moved to Perry from Silver Lake in 1957 and then to Lake Dabinawa in rural McLouth in 1984. She was a resident of Brewster Place since 1998.She worked as a registered nurse in Topeka and retired from Memorial Hospital in 1980. She was a member of Perry United Methodist Church for 47 years, a 50-year life member of Order of the Eastern Star Loyal Chapter 176, Perry American Legion Auxiliary, Lawrence Eagles Lodge 309 Auxiliary, Topeka Chapter Women of the Moose Lodge 1091 and the Jane C. Stormont Alumni Association.Mrs. Dent married Roy Edward Dent on Sept. 20, 1942. He died May 17, 1992.Survivors include a daughter, Royce Dent, Papillion, Neb.; a son, Donald Dent, Kapolei, Hawaii; four grandsons; and four great-grandchildren.Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at Penwell-Gabel Parker Price Chapel in Topeka, where the family will receive them from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday.The family suggests memorials to the Perry United Methodist Church, 220 Oak St., Perry, KS 66073 or Heart of America Hospice, 3715 S.W. 29th St., Topeka, KS 66614.Online condolences may be sent at penwellgabel.com.